There are no such things as "stupid" questions. However if you think your question is a bit stupid, then this is the right place for you to post it. Please stick to easy to-the-point questions that you feel people can answer fast. For long and complicated questions prefer the other forums within the support section. Before you post please read this
Is there a way to quickly and permanently size and position application windows while they're open? I was using Suse 11.0 last week and KDE was easy, setting size and position to remember the last time the window was open.
I've tried everything I can in Mint. The windows never open in the same position and size on the desktop.
I really love Mint and Gnome but I hate constantly sizing and positioning every window I open. If there's an easy way to resize and reposition windows permanently I haven't found the answer. I apologize for my stupidity but I could use some help.
Thanks in advance, arkiedan
A guy over at the Ubuntu forum suggested I try going to the Compiz Configuration Manager and under Windows Management open "Place Windows" and enable "Placement Mode - Centered"
Worked like a charm. Of course, this will only work if Compiz is enabled. Guess I should have said that initially.
Last edited by arkiedan on Mon Jun 30, 2008 7:41 am, edited 1 time in total.
Well... My windows open in the same size from time to time Most (yes only most, not all) open in the top left corner if it is not already occupied I looked in gconf-editor but found nothing, but I think it's there this is controlled You open with the command gconf-editor in a terminal I can "sympathize" with you but I'm not bothered personally
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it
Thanks for the info, arkiedan. When I posted asking the same question a while back, I got pointed to Devil's Pie, but your solution looks easier. (Now, if only we could make me defect back from Mint KDE ).
"The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan."